Sasha :)

Before I came to Mumbai I was hoping and had promised that I would blog more often, the very apparent reason being- this city is like a story book with life size illustrations to support your imagination; with no cover photograph and many pre-faces.
I have been working for a design studio called Freedom Tree Design which works on a niche clientele and specializes in color and trend forecast for many cool brands. When you are a doodle-book sought of a person and suddenly you enter a fast paced work environment your doodle book ends up being the last thing on your mind. You tend to get more involved in what your client wants and you start relentlessly working towards your goal, rather your client’s goal. It’s a very demanding business at the end of the day!

I am sure every person who visits Mumbai defines the city in his/her own way, for me it’s a very homely and warm city. When you struggle to get in your regular train and someone stretches their hand to pull you in, that’s when you feel that you belong. When you get in, people will try their level best to fit you in and end up having a long conversation on anything under the sun. There are some who prefer staring and some who cannot even blink because they are absorbed in gossip. It is fun overhearing conversations and you end up knowing that person and his family by the time you reach home. There is too much to write and too much that already has been said about this place, I have something very special to tell you.

Meet Sasha, my new friend in Mumbai. Sasha lives with my aunt and her family. All of them have made my stay here even more fun and special. Sasha refused to come to me in the initial days but as time passed she came and licked my face and started playing with me. Every day she makes sure that she barks at least once wagging her little tail. The pictures I took this morning will tell you more about this shy but audacious friend. (Don't miss her tongue that keeps falling out of her mouth)

And now that I am blogging the rain walks in proudly from the windows :)

Hope you all are enjoying the first showers, have a nice Sunday!


  1. :) and thats a warm homely post in itself :) . Its true what you say about Mumbai.There is so much that has been told and yet there is too much to tell.For me the city was much more harsh.Yet there is a brazen beauty to it.There is a charm in all that daily struggle.Something which sometimes you fail to see unless you see it from a distance or reflect upon much later.Convey regards to Sasha.Great doodle there ;).Well,showers in pune are as intermittent and inconsiquential as say(for want of a better comparison) good food in our mess.So still waiting a down pour.Have fun and soak up the life in Mumbai.

  2. Thanks alok, so good to see your comment. Enjoy the monsoon :)


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